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soft-kill

Definition/Scope: (US Navy) A soft-kill is the process of using some form of electronic warfare against a targets electrical engineering. It is directly opposite of hard-kill where a projectile of some sort is used to destroy a target.



Broader Terms:

antiship missile
antiship missile defense
countermeasures
electronic warfare
Quick Reaction Combat Capability
Ship Self Defense System

Related Terms:

hard-kill
radar
target acquisition
targeting


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